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Scheduling and Operations Officer in Rio Tinto Ltd
  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest dry bulk charterers in the world
  • Exposure to many business units of Rio Tinto
  • Exposure to global operations - Montreal

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

Rio Tinto Marine (RTM) exists to provide Rio Tinto with a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of marine transportation, global freight markets and the international regulatory environment.

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Scheduling and Operations Officer to manage and conduct the scheduling and operations functions for the applicable vessel size(s) in the Atlantic in accordance with the freight strategy developed and set out by the Freight Portfolio and  Operations Manager. The position is required to ensure that freight coverage and cargo commitments are effectively matched and optimized in order to maximize earnings potential within the portfolio

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to provide best practice operational performance and administration of chartered vessels to meet customer requirements and achieve RT Marine plans and performance targets. Vessel operations are to be conducted in accordance with agreed business practice and in house system requirements. Working a 5 days on, 2 off roster and reporting to the Manager Operations Atlantic, you will:

  • Execute the SCHEDULING activity for RTM in order to optimize the value of the Portfolio
  • Manage obligations with Customers and Suppliers and deliver on expectations
  • Ensure the portfolio is in compliance with PM and Rio Tinto guidelines at all times – COMPLIANCE
  • Ensure a smooth and cost efficient operation of vessels demonstrated by chartered vessels arriving on time, to specification and meeting customer’s expectations
  • Deliver and maintain high standards of customer service to the business units demonstrated by customer feedback and responding to customer requests within agreed timeframes
  • Post fixture work ensuring all work is performed within target expectations.
  • Demonstrate and model strong team focus by delivering on agreed outcomes, adhering to RT Marine policies and procedures
PositionScheduling and Operations Officer
Job Category Management
Industry TypeMining
Location of JobMontreal
Last Date to Apply01 December 2016
Desired Candidate's Profile

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders.

We have the people, capabilities and resources to supply a world hungry for metals and minerals. Construction, communication, recreation, transport, healthcare and renewable energy: all these industries, and many more, rely on the products we supply.

ExperienceOne to two years’ experience in shipping or commodity logistics
QualificationUniversity degree
Contact Details
Contact NameHR
Contact Email recruitment.support[at]riotinto.com
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